ECDL Advanced (MQF Level 4) – Information

ECDL Advanced (MQF Level 4) is a higher-level programme that builds on the skills covered in the ECDL Standard qualification. ECDL Advanced is the logical progression for candidates who have achieved the ECDL Standard certificate (formerly known as ECDL Core certificate) and who wish to further enhance their ICT skills and to demonstrate their competence in using a computer at a higher level

ECDL Advanced Modules offered by ECDL Malta and awarded by the ECDL Foundation is referenced to Level 4 of the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF 4) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for Lifelong Learning.

CMC Training Centre is an ECDL Approved, Accredited and Licenced ECDL Test Centre. Therefore, ECDL Advanced Exams and ECDL Standard Exams are held at the premises of CMC Training Centre.

CMC Training Centre offer 2 types of ECDL Advanced training: Class Course and also Private Tuition (One-to-One Training – individual attention) Contact us here or on 21664071 / 27664071 / 79664071 / 77664071 /

View the list of ECDL Advanced class courses here

Further information on ECDL Advanced (MQF Level 4)

Advanced modules certify skills that enable you to become a 'power user' and perform advanced actions in four of the most commonly used applications. The ECDL Advanced Modules are:
  • Advanced Word Processing - use the advanced features of word processing applications to enhance your work, improve productivity, and save time. Ideal for the workplace.
  • Advanced Spreadsheets - bring your spreadsheet skills to an expert level. Use the full potential of the spreadsheet application to produce higher quality management information. Perfect for any job roles that require advanced calculations.
  • Advanced Database - use the advanced tools available in database applications to better manage, organise, and report structured information: invaluable skills in many job roles.
  • Advanced Presentation - a vital tool for anyone who wishes to create effective, high-impact presentations using advanced features of presentation software.
ECDL Advanced candidates can demonstrate that they are:
  • Organised and efficient
  • More productive
  • Capable of confidently exploiting the full potential of the applications
  • Expert at producing attractive, professional-quality outputs
The ECDL Advanced qualification is:
  • Internationally-recognised
  • A demonstration of certified advanced skills
  • Backed by the reputation of the ECDL certification

Usually the Candidate will undertake training on each ECDL Advanced module prior to taking the test.

Notes pack
The ECDL Advanced notes pack of CMC Training Centre was produced for teaching and learning the knowledge and skills prescribed in the ECDL Advanced syllabus. The ECDL Advanced notes pack of CMC Training Centre fully prepares students sitting for ECDL Advanced – Students studying intensively the ECDL Advanced notes pack of CMC Training Centre will have high chances of passing their ECDL Advanced exams.

  • ECDL Advanced tests are undertaken on automated testing software at CMC Training Centre (Approved, Accredited and Licenced ECDL Test Centre). Candidates undertake a test on a computer, which then automatically assesses the candidates' performance, and provides immediate pass/fail feedback to both the centre and the candidates. The use of automated testing simplifies the testing and administration procedures in a test centre, and makes it very efficient.
  • The duration of each test is 60 minutes.
  • The pass mark for each module is set to be 75%.

Candidates can request a certificate for one or more successfully completed Advanced test. Each certificate will be issued at a cost. However, candidates who successfully complete all four (4) Advanced tests will be awarded the ECDL Expert Certificate at no cost. The Expert Certificate is referenced to Level Four of the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) and the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.

Certificates will NOT be issued immediately by CMC Training Centre. ECDL Malta will issue the certificate and pass this on to CMC Training Centre. Candidates will collect the certificate from CMC Training Centre.